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Friends of the State Line Serpentine Barrens is a non-profit, grassroots organization of dedicated volunteers who support the State Line Serpentine Barrens through preservation and maintenance of the serpentine grasslands, and education about this globally rare resource.

Please take the time to explore our Web site to see what is happening with the State Line Serpentine Barrens and with the Friends group.

Volunteers and members are always welcome and needed!

For a video about the Serpentine Barrens see http://greenlifepenn.org. Just search for Serpentine Barrens.

Hiking trails at the Chrome Barrens

Hiking Trails at the Chrome Preserve were opened on the 8th September 2013.

See the hiking tab for more details. A newspaper article on the opening can be found at: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com/article/20130912/NEWS01/130919984/new-trail-opens-in-the-serpentine-barrens.



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The State Line Serpentine Barrens

Located along a 20-mile stretch of the Maryland-Pennsylvania border, the State Line Serpentine Barrens, the largest occurrence of Serpentine Barrens in the eastern United States, contains some of the last major remnants of serpentine grassland and savanna in eastern North America.  

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